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Must-See Video: The Self-Assembling Robot

May 13, 2008
by findingDulcinea Staff
by Meghan Davey
A modular robot reassembles itself after being severely beaten up.

With increasing advances in technology, the novelty of talking robots seems to have worn off. The battery-operated robots of the past are now being replaced with state-of-the-art creations. While we’re thankfully pretty far from having to battle the bots for control of the world, this modular reconfiguration robot from the University of Pennsylvania certainly has a mind (or module) of its own. Watch the modular robot reassemble its parts after being kicked apart in this video from New Scientist.


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